Society and the Oceans

JSIS B 103/ 103
  • Quarters: Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: I&S, NW
  • Instructors: Patrick Christie
Explores the social and policy dimensions of the ocean environment and ocean management policy. Pays attention to how human values, institutions, culture, and history shape environmental issues and policy responses. Examines case studies and influential frameworks, such as the ocean as “tragedy of the commons.”